Group photo of the Araragis family - Keisuke, Shogo, Reiko, and Teruko Kawachika (Reiko's mother) on Okunoshima waiting for the ferry back to Hiroshima

My Furusato – Creating Family

Writer’s Yonsei Children Instrumental in Building New Bridges of Friendship and Family Patsy Y. Iwasaki Special to The Hawai‘i Herald “Please call me Reiko-mama,” replied Reiko Araragi in response to my daughter Kellie’s question: “What should I...
Photo of Arnold Hiura (courtesy of Gareth Makino)

Ties That Bind – Why Kenjinkai?

Because Homeland Matters, Contends Hawaii Japanese Center Head Arnold T. Hiura Published with Permission Editor’s note: The following is the text of a talk Hawaii Japanese Center executive director Arnold Hiura delivered at the East Hawaii Hiroshima...
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Real Possibilities – Disrupt Aging

REAL POSSIBILITIES BY Barbara Kim Stanton
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KBFD – Korean Programming

Channel 4 (Oceanic Cable) and 6 (Hawaiian Telcom) (Subject to change, without notice. For updated information, call 521-8066) “You Are My Present,” Monday-Friday at 9:20 p.m.; re-airs Monday-Friday at 12:20 p.m. A costume designer, Hyun Soo...
Artist Laurie Sumiye: Mount Fuji and Mauna Kea are “. . . considered sacred mountains and very important to the cultures. So I see a lot of parallels.” (Photo by Wayne Muromoto)

The Arts – “Thirty-Six Views of Mauna Kea”

Artist Laurie Sumiye Borrows Hiroshige’s Concept and Creates Her Own Homage to Mauna Kea Wayne Muromoto Special to The Hawai‘i Herald There are certain works of art that reverberate in time and inspire other artists to create...
Writer Patsy Iwasaki’s children, Jairus and Kellie, feeding rabbits on Okunoshima, also known as Rabbit Island.

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Okunoshima: From Chemical Weapons Plant to Rabbit Sanctuary Between Kellie’s and Jairus’ trips on the prefectural exchange program, we had a chance to visit with the Araragis in Hiroshima during a short family trip to...
Nomura-Ryü Ongaku Kyö Kai, Hawai‘i Shibu, president Seichi Yagi (far left) with “Uta nu Hana” concert co-chairs Muriel Donnan, Grace Carmichael and Norman Kaneshiro.

Spotlight – Nomura-ryu Ongaku Kyo Ka 50th Anniversary Sanshin Concert Set For June 3

The 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Nomura-Ryü Ongaku Kyö Kai, Hawaii Shibu, will be observed with the staging of an Okinawan sanshin concert, “Uta nu Hana,” on Saturday, June 3, at the...
65th Cherry Blossom Festival queen Heather Omori holds up a winning ballot as Hawaii Hochi president Taro Yoshida looks on.

Community – “Guess The Cherry Blossom Festival Queen” Contest Winners

On March 31, Cherry Blossom Festival Queen Heather Omori drew the winners of the 34th “Guess the Cherry Blossom Festival Queen” contest, sponsored by The Hawai‘i Herald and Hawaii Hochi. With a perfect ballot, Betty...
Photo of “Ubai Ai, Fuyu (Winter, Grasping Love),” premiers on Friday, May 19, at 7:35 p.m.

NGN – Digital Channel 677/HD 1677 (For updated information, call 538-1966)

PROGRAMS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE “Uso no Senso (War of Lies),” premieres on Monday, May 15, at 7:35 p.m. Koichi’s (Tsuyoshi Kusanagi) father killed his mother and his brother, then he took his own life...

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